(In South Asia) a respectful greeting made by putting one’s palms together and often touching the feet of the person greeted: she joined her palms in pranam
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- How does a tap solo flow from a traditional Indian pranam?
- When a family took their newly married daughter to India, her American bridegroom won everyone's hearts by doing ‘pranam’ to the elders and acting more dutiful than most Indian grooms!
- One of the women placed two large strips of Nagapushpam on either side of the Naga, prayed and did her pranam.
From Hindi praṇām.
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